gestalt myths vitality

The hero's journey


Written resources


The hero's journey is not…

"Live your own myth"… "Rewrite your bio as that of a hero"… "Create your heroic future"… Even though they may be presented under the label of "the hero's journey" such promises have nothing to do with how Joseph Campbell conceived of it and what Paul Rebillot made out of it. Such expectations are based on two major misconceptions. Two clarifications are required.

Tony Khabaz and Catherine Lagarde, Februrary 2016.

Gestalt according to Dick Price

One of gestalt pioneers, Dick Price, describes his practice. When complexity rhymes with simplicity…

Dick Price, April 1985.

Blog posts

The steps of the journey

Excerpts of articles by Paul Rebillot

Excerpts of articles by Tony Khabaz

The road to your inner truth

Heroes and gods

Myths excerpts


• The Hero's Journey, Paul Rebillot, 2017.

     Reprint of

     The Call to Adventure: Bringing the Hero’s Journey to Daily Life,

     Paul Rebillot, foreword by Stanislav Grof, 1993.

• Paul Rebillot's Modern Day Rites of Passage, Steve Mitchell,

     in Ritual Theatre, edited by Claire Scrader, 2011.

• The Hero's Journey: Ritualizing the Mystery, Paul Rebillot,

     in Spiritual Emergency: When Personal Transformation Becomes

     a Crisis, edited by Stanislav and Christina Grof 1989.

• The Hero with a Thousand Faces, Joseph Campbell, 1949·

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